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Geoff Woods – Return the Favor

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# Episode 205


In Episode #205 Ari welcomes [Geoff Woods](, host of [The Mentee Podcast](

Listen as Geoff shares how he transitioned from employee to entrepreneur in just ten months, and his advice for improving personal efficiency and effectiveness.

**Time Stamped Show Notes:**

– 13:56 – Introduction of Geoff Woods

– 14:11 – What Geoff does and what he’s been doing

– 14:59 – _You’re the average of the 5 people you spend most of your time with_

– 15:05 – The world is chalk-full of amazing people, but if they’re not living the life you want to live, they shouldn’t be giving you advice on how to get where you want to go

– 15:40 – Geoff talks about his media company and repurposing of content

– 17:15 – Still developing that systematic approach

– 18:05 – The first hire

– 18:38 – Identifying mentors that can be impactful

– 18:45 – Commit to yourself, your goals, and the changes necessary to get where you want to be

– 19:01 – Getting clear on where you need the most help is _vital_

– 19:35 – Ask yourself, who would my _ideal_ personal guide/mentor be?

– 20:15 – Drawing inspiration from [Jeff Hoffman]( founder of [](

– 20:55 – “Return the favor” and mentor someone else

– 21:10 – The mentor gets more from the mentor-mentee relationship

– 21:45 – Coming for mentorship

– 22:10 – Expressing interest in the person you’d like to mentor or be mentored by

– 23:33 – Get in to the habit of taking action _consistently_

– 24:00 – _Top 3 Tips to be More Effective:_

– Plan with structure and priority – Surrounding yourself with the right people all the time – Make time for meaningful thought and meditation

– 26:45 – [](

**3 Key Points:**

1. You’re the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.

2. Commit to making a change and hold yourself accountable.

3. Consistent action is the only way to facilitate success.

**Resources Mentioned:**

– [Alert](

– The best way to get important emails – [Productivity Magic Hour](https:/

– They key time for productivity – [TrueBill]( – The easiest way to cancel paid subscriptions – [Entro](

– The Holy Grail of email introductions – [Drift Daily](

– The easiest way to generate new leads – [All Set](

– The easiest way to get lunch done – [Negative Food?](–greatistcom-)

– Does bad food compel us to eat more of it? – [Try Tara]( – your LIVE on-demand team – [SeedFeed](

– Crowdfunded real estate deals

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– Original Music provided by [Felix Bird](

– Audio Production by [Chris Mottram](

– Show Notes provided by [Mallard Creatives]( ——- [Get the FREE Optimize, Automate, Outsource Blueprint here.]( — Send in a voice message: